Participant Info

First Name
Yuen Yung Sherry
Last Name
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Website URL
Vaccines, the female body, racial history of health
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Personal Info

About Me

Sherry Chan Yuen-Yung is a sociologist, author, and journalist working across disciplines to think critically about science, medicine, culture, and religion. She currently leads the international desk at The Initium (端傳媒), an award-winning, independent media platform based in Asia. As a sociologist, she is interested in the interplay between culture, society, and technology – particularly in health and medicine.

Recent Publications

The heathen, the plague, and the model minority: Perpetual self-assessment of Asian Americans as a panoptic mechanism

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Asia, China, East Asia, England, United States, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Medicine, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Public History, Race, Religion, Urban History